Warhol?s voyeuristic interest in the male body can be seen throughout his oeuvre, especially in films such as `Sleep? of 1963 and his stitched photographs of 1986. This fascination is first evident in his early line drawings of young men from the mid to late 1950s, of which many were included in his `Drawings for a Boy Book? exhibition at the Bodley Gallery, New York in 1956. In this drawing the facial features and flowers in the background have been reduced to individual decorative shapes. The style of Warhol?s boy drawings, such as 'Boy With Flowers', is similar to the work of Henri Matisse and Jean Cocteau, of whom both employed a reductive, linear drawing technique and whose work Warhol admired.